I'll begin posting new questions and answers in mid-September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past four years. You can see all those collections from the first three years here.
Today's theme - the fifteenth one in this summer series - is on Author Interviews, and I'll be sharing links to interviews I've conducted with authors over the past four years.
Previous updated thematic collections are:
Implementing The Common Core
The Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year
Teaching Social Studies
Using Tech In The Classroom
Parent Engagement In Schools
Teaching English Language Learners
Teaching Reading & Writing
Education Policy Issues
You can see the list of Author Interviews following this excerpt from one of them:
'The Marshmallow Test': An Interview With Walter Mischel
'There Are So Many Inspirational Teachers Out There': An Interview With Meenoo Rami
'Collaboration Is Crucial': An Interview With Carmen Fariña, Chancellor of the New York City schools, & co-author Laura Kotch
'A More Beautiful Question': An Interview With Warren Berger
Teaching Without Connecting Is 'Futile': An Interview With Annette Breaux & Todd Whitaker
'Myths & Lies' That Threaten Our Schools: An Interview With David Berliner & Gene Glass
'Digital Leadership': An Interview With Eric Sheninger
'Read, Write, Lead': An Interview With Regie Routman
'Building A Better Teacher': An Interview with Elizabeth Green
'The Teacher Wars': An Interview With Dana Goldstein
Teachers As 'Givers, Takers & Matchers': An Interview With Adam Grant
'Teachers Need To Behavie Like Johnny Appleseeds': An Interview With Daniel Coyle
'There Are No Shortcuts': An Interview With Rafe Esquith
An Interview With Paul Tough On Character & Schools
Teachers As "Persuaders": An Interview With Daniel Pink
Several Ways We Can Help Students Develop Good Habits
New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg, author of the new best-selling book, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, shares his responses to my questions on how to apply his research to our work in schools.
Several Ways To Help Students Develop Self-Control
Roy F. Baumeister, director of the social psychology program at Florida State University and co-author of Willpower: Rediscovering The Greatest Human Strength, describes his research on self-control as a "limited energy resource" and its classroom implications.
Part Two Of Several Ways We Can Help Students Develop Good Habits
Author Art Markman lists several ways teachers can help students develop better study habits.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!